Definition of gum. Meaning of gum. Synonyms of gum

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Definition of gum

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Kauri resin Kauri resin, gum gum, or copal copal A resinous product of the kauri, found in the form of yellow or brown lumps in the ground where the trees have grown. It is used for making varnish, and as a substitute for amber.
Gum
Gum Gum, n. [OE. gome, AS. gama palate; akin Co G. gaumen, OHG. goumo, guomo, Icel. g?mr, Sw. gom; cf. Gr. ? to gape.] The dense tissues which invest the teeth, and cover the adjacent parts of the jaws. Gum rash (Med.), strophulus in a teething child; red gum. Gum stick, a smooth hard substance for children to bite upon while teething.
Gum
Gum Gum, v. t. [imp. &. p. Gummed; p. pr. & vb. n. Gumming.] To smear with gum; to close with gum; to unite or stiffen by gum or a gumlike substance; to make sticky with a gumlike substance. He frets likke a gummed velvet.Shak.
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Gum Gum, v. i. To exude or from gum; to become gummy.
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Gum Gum, v. t. To deepen and enlarge the spaces between the teeth of (a worn saw). See Gummer.

Meaning of gum from wikipedia

- Look up GUM, Gum, or gum in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Gum may refer to: Adhesive Bubble gum Chewing gum Gum (botany), sap or other resinous material...
- The gums or gingiva (plural: gingivae) consist of the mucosal tissue that lies over the mandible and maxilla inside the mouth. Gum health and disease can...
- Xanthan gum (/ˈzænθən/) is a polysaccharide with many industrial uses, including as a common food additive. It is an effective thickening agent, emulsifier...
- Gum arabic, also known as gum sudani, acacia gum, Arabic gum, gum acacia, acacia, Senegal gum, Indian gum, and by other names, is a natural gum originally...
- Chewing gum is a soft, cohesive substance designed to be chewed without being swallowed. Modern chewing gum is composed of gum base, sweeteners, softeners/plasticizers...
- Guar gum, also called guaran, is a galactomannan polysaccharide extracted from guar beans that has thickening and stabilizing properties useful in food...
- Park Bo-gum (Korean: 박보검; Hanja: 朴寶劍; born June 16, 1993) is a South Korean actor and singer. He gained recognition for his diverse range of roles in...
- "The Gum" is the 120th episode of NBC sitcom Seinfeld. This was the tenth episode for the seventh season. It aired on December 14, 1995. The episode follows...
- Shocking gum is a practical joke device that delivers a mild electric shock. The victim is offered a stick of gum from a box, and touching this triggers...
- Bubble gum is a type of chewing gum, designed to be inflated out of the mouth as a bubble. While there is a bubble gum "flavor" – which various artificial...